H.E Abdulla Bin Touq Al Marri, minister of economy, UAE; H.E Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, minister of state for entrepreneurship and SMEs, UAE; and H.E Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, minister of state for foreign trade, UAE, recently met with H.E. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, chairman, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), to discuss areas of cooperation to support the country’s tourism sector.
To assure tourists that Sharjah’s travel and tourism establishments are looking after their health and safety, the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has launched the ‘Sharjah Safe for Tourism’ stamp, a mark of assurance given to all establishments in Sharjah which fully adhere to the public health protocols and guidelines aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19.
The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) revealed that the emirate recorded a three percent growth in the number of hotel guests in 2019 as compared to 2018.
Under the patronage of H.H. Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, deputy ruler, Sharjah, the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) hosted the sixth edition of the Sharjah Hospitality Forum on November 18.
Sharjah’s tourism and hospitality sectors continue to thrive with growing revenue, which reached AED372 million (USD101.2 million) during the first half of this year, up 7.8 percent over the same period in 2016.
Hotels operating in Sharjah recorded a seven percent growth in revenue in the first half of the year with the figure standing at AED378 million (USD102.9 million). Based on data released by the Sharjah Commerce & Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA),